On Starting Over

Whenever I’d make a great pencil drawing, with detail, light, and shadows, and layers of pencil shading, I never knew when to say “it’s done”. Instead, every time I’d take it out, I’d take out a pencil and continue going over the dark parts, even if it made no visible difference.  Why? It wasn’t because... Continue Reading →

Spot the Difference

I live on the east side of campus, so most mornings I can be found trudging across the bridge, past Delaware Hall, and up UC hill to get to class. It was on one of these commutes that I noticed the sign on the right, an advertisement for upper year residence at Western. The black... Continue Reading →

The Gift of Giving

Streets and fields covered with snow, a cozy fire burning in the fireplace, a steaming cup of hot cocoa and a decked out Christmas tree complete with a pile of presents under the tree; signs of a classic Christmas, like the kind you see in movies. The holiday season is right around the corner with... Continue Reading →

Who Won the Trade?

If you are a basketball fan you probably heard of the blockbuster trade that sent Raptors All-Star DeMar DeRozan to the San Antonio Spurs in return for Spurs All-Star Kawhi Leonard and swingman Danny Green. Well, the NBA season is now in its 8th week so it seems like an appropriate time to ask the... Continue Reading →

Ways To Give Back This Festive Season

December is a month full of celebrations. Whether you celebrate Christmas, Hanukkah, or Kwanza, or you just enjoy winter, it's hard to deny it's a happy time of year. We look forward to spending time with our friends and family without the guilt of not doing any school work, because the schoolwork doesn't exist! I... Continue Reading →

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